Journal of Hydrogeology & Hydrologic EngineeringISSN: 2325-9647

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Commentary, J Hydrogeol Hydrol Eng Vol: 0 Issue: 0

Primary Constraint Reserves the Channel Space Flood Water

Stephen D

Department of Petroleum Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Petronas, Bandar Seri Iskandar, Perak, Malaysia

Corresponding author: Stephen D, Department of Petroleum Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Petronas, Bandar Seri Iskandar, Perak, Malaysia, Tel: +123536958446; E-mail:

Received date: 01 September, 2021; Accepted date: 16 September, 2021; Published date: 25 September, 2021

Keywords: Ground Water Quality & Analysis, Erosion and Sedimentation Control, Vadose Zone Hydrology, Hydrology Modelling


The floodway expanse ought to be decreased whereas the surcharge is unbroken inside acceptable limits and therefore the subcritical flow state is maintained. There are many alternative hydraulic parameters in HEC-RAS. However, each models for the 100-year plain and floodway are needed to share a similar hydraulic parameters as well as the channel bottom pure mathematics, Manning’s roughness constant, structural parameters, etc. as a result of hydraulic modeling for the floodway ought to simulate a similar hydraulic conditions as for the 100-year plain. Otherwise, the floodway model wouldn't simulate the 100-year flood condition any longer. The sole exception is that the left and right encroachment limits that outline the floodway space. In different words, the improvement formula solely adjusts the form of the hatched polygonal shape in and evaluates the model outputs to calculate the target performs. The model outputs from HEC-RAS give the surcharge and cross-sectional Froude range, which may be wont to appraise violations of criteria and expressed on top of. Ideally, the surcharge ought to be between zero and an allowable limit mandated by the independent agency or the authorities whereas the Froude range ought to be but one for flow to be subcritical.

Most of the streams within the us flow at a subcritical state except within the mountainous space, that is possibly undeveloped and below inhabited. Since independent agency solely needs the floodway analysis for developed communities, the target perform during this study is developed to handle subcritical flow conditions. However, if the flow state changes to critical, the creator would need to opt for the flow condition to model inside HEC-RAS. In cases wherever the flow turns from subcritical to critical, HEC-RAS can default to the crucial depth to proceed with its calculation although the water surface elevation could also be inaccurate. There are choices inside HEC-RAS for simulation of mixed-type or critical flows. However either the trial-and-error technique or a priori data of the flow state is needed to be ready to choose these choices. whereas the improvement formula itself doesn't discriminate between the various flow states, invasive a stream that's flowing at a crucial or critical flow state can, most frequently than not, lead to a decrease within the water surface elevation And an excessive increase within the flow speed. Since a negative surcharge isn't allowed by independent agency, encroachment analysis isn't necessary for the critical flow state in most of the case.

There also are 2 constraints: The floodway shouldn't be narrower than the world outlined by the left and right channel banks as a result of it shouldn't have an effect on the effective flow conveyance of the channel; and therefore the floodway limits cannot fall outside the 100- year plain by definition. The primary constraint reserves the channel space between the left and right channel banks to hold the flood water by not hindering this space by floodway encroachment. The second constraint doesn't enable the floodway encroachment limits on a noninundated dry space that effectively results in no encroachment in any respect within the watercourse. In, the left encroachment limit is affected between the left channel bank (dots) and therefore the left extent of the 100-year plain (diamonds). a similar constraints apply to the correct encroachment limit. These valid ranges of the left and right encroachment limit are shown within the cross-sectional. From these 2 constraints, the minimum and most floodway bounds may be outlined in order that the target performs will compare totally different floodways by evaluating however shut solutions are to the minimum potential floodway space. Providing the on top of 2 hydraulic conditions as well as the surcharge and Froude range is satisfactory, the floodway with the minimum expanse is deemed the best floodway.

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